Robert Copley

Director of Safety and Security

  • 1800 College Ave
  • Quincy, IL 62301
  • Friar's Hall 115
  • 217-228-5432 ext:3990

Copley has over 40 years of experience in law enforcement. He worked with the Quincy Police Department from 1980 to 2022, serving as a Patrol Officer, Detective-Youth Specialist, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, and Chief of Police. Twenty-four of those years were spent in the command staff, eighteen as Chief.

As Chief of Police, Copley served on the Executive Board of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, as President and a member of the Executive Board of the Central Illinois Association of Law Enforcement Executives, as Chairman and member of the West Central Illinois (Drug) Task Force Board, and as member of both the West Central Illinois Justice Council Mobile Training Unit Board and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.  He is a life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.